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Thyroid & Parathyroid Disorders


The thyroid gland is located in the lower neck, right next to the trachea (windpipe) consisting of a left and right lobe. Nodules in the thyroid gland are quite common. Fortunately, the majority of these are due to benign conditions. A small minority may be due to thyroid cancer—so appropriate work up of a thyroid nodule is important.

The parathyroid glands regulate calcium metabolism in the body. There are typically four parathyroid glands in the body, two on each side. A benign tumor of the parathyroid gland, called a parathyroid adenoma, can cause the calcium levels in your body to become elevated. Highly elevated calcium levels can be dangerous to your heart.

The AIUM Ultrasound Practice Accreditation Council recognizes ENT Specialists, Inc. as an accredited Ultrasound Practice in the area of Dedicated Thyroid/Parathyroid. Click here to view the certification.

Our Thyroid & Parathyroid Disorders Services Include:

  • Comprehensive work up of thyroid gland tumors

  • In-office thyroid ultrasound

  • In-office ultra sound guided fine needle aspiration (FNA) of thyroid nodules

  • CT and MRI scan imaging if needed

  • Sestamibi scan

  • Conservative treatment and management

  • Thyroid cancer surgery

  • Parathyroid gland surgery


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